McDonald’s hacked: tweet calls for Obama's return and denigrates ‘tiny hands’ Trump

McDonald's Trump tweet

Fast food chain McDonald’s briefly lost control of one of its Twitter accounts, it was noticed after a single tweet was sent dubbing president Donald Trump a "disgusting excuse of a President".

On Thursday afternoon, the @McDonaldsCorp tweeted the pictured screenshotted tweet, it reads: “@realDonaldTrump You are actually a disgusting excuse of a President and we would love to have @BarackObama back, also you have tiny hands.”

The communication was pinned and quickly deleted.

McDonald’s issued a tweet claiming the account was “compromised”.

Social media analysis company Synthesio, revealed that the tweet birthed hashtags including #McDonalds, #Trump, #BoycottMcDonalds, #Hacked and #MAGA with 58% of all posts are coming from men.

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